Psalm 43

1The Psalmist praying God to judge his cause, and restore him to his temple, promiseth to serve him joyfully there: 5he encourageth his soul to trust in God.

1JUDGEa me, O God, and plead my cause against an 1ungodly nation: O deliver me 2from the deceitful and unjust man.

1Or, unmerciful.

2Heb. from a man of deceit and iniquity. 1Sa. 18; 24. 2Sa. 15.31; 16.23.

a Ps. 7.8; 26.1; 35.1; 75.7. 1Pe. 4.19.

2For thou art bthe God of my strength: cwhy dost thou cast me off? why go I mourning because of the oppression of the enemy?

b Ex. 15.2. Is. 26.4; 12.2; 40.31. Zec. 10.12. c Ps. 42.9; 44.9.

3O send out dthy light and thy truth: let them lead me; let them bring me unto thy eholy hill, and to fthy tabernacles.

d Ps. 119.49,50. 2Sa. 7.25. Mi. 7.20. e Ps. 2.6; 78.68. f Ps. 84.1.

4Then gwill I go unto the altar of God, unto God 3my exceeding joy: yea, hupon the harp will I praise thee, O God my God.

3Heb. the gladness of my joy. Is. 61.10; 12.1-6. Hab. 3.17,18.

g Ps. 66.13-15; 116.14,17-19. h Ex. 15.1-19. Ju. 5. 1Sa. 2.1-10. Is. 12; 25; 26. Lu. 1. Ps. 18; 118. Re. 14; 15; 19; 5.8.

5Why iart thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted within me? hope in God: for I shall yet praise him, who is the health of my countenance, and my God.

i Ps. 42.5,11.